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Planned Parenthood Removes CTR Contraceptives After Criticism

Planned Parenthood Removes CTR Contraceptives After Criticism

This week, Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah (PPAU) made headlines when they posted a picture of CTR-themed condoms on their Facebook page. They were designed specifically for an upcoming symposium in Salt Lake City. After backlash and the possible legal action of using a trademarked symbol, PPAU has removed the image and decided not to hand out the contraceptives. …

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President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

“Last week I had the opportunity to visit several refugee sites in Greece. These sites are filled with fellow children of God who are in need of our help. As I visited with the people there, I was reminded of my own childhood experience,” wrote President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency for The Church of Jesus …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 17

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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A Mormon Was Asked to Open Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

A Mormon Was Asked to Open Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

Nathan Johnson, Second Counselor in the Kirtland Ohio Stake Presidency, was asked to give the invocation on Day 3 of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. You can watch the prayer and read the full text below. Our loving Father in Heaven, we thy children bow our heads and give thee thanks for this beloved nation, for its inspired …

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LDS.org Instructs Members on How to React When Pokémon Go Players Show Up at Church Buildings

LDS.org Instructs Members on How to React When Pokémon Go Players Show Up at Church Buildings

Thanks to LDS SMILE for letting us know about this story! A new article on LDS.org is helping members understand how to handle the attention Pokémon Go is bringing to official Church buildings, including meetinghouses, visitors’ centers, historic sites, and temples. “Regardless of the reason that brings visitors to Church facilities, we need to remember that the way we react to …

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LDS Missionaries to Be Called “Volunteers” in Russia With New Law

LDS Missionaries to Be Called "Volunteers" in Russia After Law Changes

Earlier this month, President Vladimir Putin approved new laws designed to reduce terrorism in Russia. The new laws also placed tighter restrictions on the proselyting work of religious parties and the members of those religions themselves. Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement affirming that the Church “will honor, sustain and obey the law. …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings to Enthusiastic Audiences in Europe

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings to Enthusiastic Audiences in Europe

News Release by Mormon Newsroom More than 300 members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and 65 members of the Orchestra at Temple Square wrap up a seven-city summer tour in western Europe, with 90-minute live performances that were scheduled from June 29 through July 13, 2016. The music ranged from classical choral to American folk and gospel music to well-known …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 10

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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